hypertrophic scar


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hy·per·tro·phic scar

an elevated scar resembling a keloid but which does not spread into surrounding tissues, is rarely painful, and regresses spontaneously; collagen bundles run parallel to the skin surface.
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hypertrophic scar

Keloid, see there.
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hypertrophic scar

A keloidal scar that develops with excessive or exuberant fibrous tissue, is easily visible, is raised above the surrounding skin, and sometimes causes contracture.
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Comparison of two surgical procedures in reduction of mandibular fracture study by Iizuka.18 Hypertrophic scars were seen in 3.3% of the patients in extraoral approach which is compa-rable with study which reported 2.56 % hypertrophic scar18 through extra oral approach.
Expression of smad protein by normal skin fibroblasts and hypertrophic scar fibroblasts in response to transforming growth factor beta 1.
Hypertrophic scar model in the rabbit ear: a reproducible model for studying scar tissue behavior with new observations on silicone gel sheeting for scar reduction.
Hypertrophic scar (HS) is an abnormal connective tissue wound that results from trauma, inflammation, surgery, or burns (Ogawa, 2011; Darby et al., 2014; Cotellese et al., 2018; Babar and Naqi, 2017).
Keloids and hypertrophic scars. Dermatologic Surgery 1999;25(8):631-8.